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how to make a classic gin rickey cocktail

Classic Gin Rickey

Amy Traynor
This zero sugar, ultra-refreshing classic gin cocktail is as easy as ice, lime juice, gin, and soda water!
4.67 from 6 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 cocktail
Calories 114 kcal


  • 1 1/2 - 2 oz gin of your choice
  • Juice of half a lime
  • 4-6 oz carbonated water use mineral water or flavored seltzer waters for more flavor!


  • Fill a tall glass with ice. Don't skimp, fill it all the way!
  • Pour the gin and lime juice over the ice and give it a stir.
  • Top with your carbonated water of choice, stir gently, and enjoy!
  • Garnish with a lime wheel and mint or other herbs that compliment your gin of choice, if desired.


Calorie and Carbohydrate Information:
1 1/2 oz gin, 1/2 oz lime juice, carbonated water = 114 calories, 1 grams carbs
2 oz gin, 1/2 oz lime juice, carbonated water = 146 calories, 1 grams carbs


Calories: 114kcal
Keyword gin, lime juice, low calorie, low carb, sparkling water
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